David Crocker has been invited to a Hanukkah party by his friend Josiah Einstien. While there, he makes friends with Josiah’s sister, Eliza. Josiah is getting progressively drunk, and has David worried, especially after he collides with one of the catering staff. David decides it’s time for his pal to sober up, but first, he wants to find out why Josiah is so upset.
Grabbing Josiah by the lapel, I led him to the secluded corner, where I’d been sitting with his sister.
“What’s up with you? I’ve never seen you this wasted.”
“Aria broke up with me.”
“Today? On Hanukkah? What the hell?”
Sitting awkwardly, he waved his hands. “No idea. Called me as I was on the way to pick her up, and said she wanted a break. What does that even mean? How do you take a break from another person? Does it mean we’ve got a…
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